New Student Deposits

Once you've been admitted to a degree program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), you must submit a nonrefundable tuition deposit to mark your acceptance of the admissions offer.

Dates Due

Fall semester May 1 (or date posted on your admissions letter)
Spring semester November 1

Amount Due

Undergraduate $300
(master's and certificate students)

You can pay your tuition deposit once you have been admitted to the school and have set up your ARTIC account. To make your tuition deposit once your ARTIC account is active, sign in to Self-Service. Then:

  • Click on?Student Center
  • Under the Finance section, click on?CASHNet?(remember to turn your pop-up blocker off first)
  • Once you your CASHNet window opens, go to the box in the upper left called?Your Account.
  • Click on?Make a payment or ARTICard Deposit
  • Click?Enrollment Deposit?to begin and follow instructions